Welcome to Kirtland's Yarn Barn!
If you can't find what you're looking for, please ask. I have lots of stuff in the store that is not online. If I don't have it, I may be able to get it or help you locate it.
Sale! New items were added to the sale page on 13 July.
21 Aug 2014
I have two new patterns available. Amplitudes 8a: Seasons T-Cardigan is a revision of my Ampitudes 8 pattern, updated to use Ella Rae Seasons. Written for size 48", with notes on how to adjust the size.
I will be teaching a 4-week class on how to make the scarf and hat at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center in Appomattox Sunday afternoons in October. Cost is $95 for the class and materials. More details and registration available at the 4-H Center.
23 Jun 2014
A new Elsebeth Lavold book has arrived, Viking Knits & Ancient Ornaments. This is Lavold at her best, with many charts based on old intertwining decorative designs and several garments and accessories to knit in Lavold yarns.
Neon is back on-trend and we have several different yarns in stock, along with some patterns for neon-colored accessories. Dale Garn book 291 includes 12 accessories for adults & children using their new neon colors of Freestyle.
Schachenmayr My Mountain Boston and Lumio also come in neon colors, featured in several of their hat patterns (free with yarn purchase). Another option for neon-colored winter accessories is Alafoss Lopi.
Regia's Kreativ Vol. #7 pattern book includes socks, knee socks, a hat, and arm warmers, all shown in neon self-striping colorways.
14 Apr 2014
Two new spring/summer yarns from Rowan have arrived, along with pattern books to support each yarn. Pure Linen is a 100% linen yarn that knits up at 4 to 4.5 sts/inch. $13.00/50gm, 114yd ball. The Pure Linen Collection has 12 women's sweaters designed by Lisa Richardson, including Coogee shown here.
Summerspun is a 50% wool/50% cotton dk weight yarn with a subtle blend of colors. It feels like it will be a great 3 season yarn. $12.50/50gm, 131yd ball. Simple Shapes has 8 designs by Sarah Hatton that can be knit in either Summerspun or Purelife Revive, including Flax shown here.
14 Mar 2014
More new pattern books from Noro have arrived. Kibou Pattern Book features 8 designs by Claudia Wersing to knit in new Kibou yarn. Favourites also features 8 designs by Claudia Wersing, this time to knit in Silk Garden Sock or Taiyo Sock yarn. Noro Designer Mini Knits 4 by Jenny Watson includes 24 quick knits in a variety of Noro yarns.
2 Mar 2014
Zooey is a new dk weight 60% cotton, 40% linen yarn from Juniper Moon Farm. It will be great for making comfortable summer sweaters! $15.00/100gm, 284yd ball.
The Summer Collection of patterns includes tops, a skirt, a dress, and a capelet/cowl to knit in Zooey. There's a nice range of women's sizes from XS to 3X for most of the patterns.